One person has died and two others are critically injured after being buried in an underground septic tank in Mbale City Nothern Division.
Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson identifies the deceased as Enoch Ssemakula, 40, a resident of Seeta in Mukono district. Only of the survivors has been identified as Alex Muhindo.
According to Taitika, the trio was excavating a septic tank in Afya Cell in Mbale City Nothern Division Thursday afternoon, which caved in following the rains that have softened the soils.
He says that the deceased’s body is lying at Mbale city mortuary pending post-mortem while th injured are at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition.